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What I never told my dad

Each and every one of us has a special and unique relationship with our old man. But we’d be lying if we said we didn’t hide secrets, large and small, from them. It’s Father’s Day coming up in Australia, so we thought what better way to celebrate our new book…

Keep calm and support England

It’s finally here! The World Cup is underway and I can practically hear the roars of my fellow England supporters as the Three Lions get ready to take on Tunisia in their first match. It’s a match I’ll be watching even more closely than normal (I’ll get to that in…

Dads are just kids who can drive

In all sorts of ways, dads are just kids with driving licenses and facial hair. It doesn’t matter that they might spend 40 hours each week in a boring office or that they play the voice of reason in sibling arguments. Their inner child is never far from the surface.…

6 reasons you should hug an Australian today

The 26th of April is ‘Hug an Australian Day,’ so for any of you with an Aussie pal, remember to lovingly lock your arms around them today. As if you need a reason – here are the 6 most worthy of a cuddle we’ve found. Enjoy, there are some rippers,…

What’s so special about 21st birthdays?

Now, if there’s a birthday to celebrate I will put my hand up and say that my interest is very much pricked. Cake, beer (and if you’re lucky a barbecue too). Whilst I was devouring my well-done beef and red pepper burger slathered with ketchup at the last birthday celebration…

Shamrocks and seven facts about St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day is nearly here again. It’s the day of the year when pretty much everyone claims to be at least a little bit Irish. Even if that means searching through the family photo album for any sign that your aunt’s second cousin twice removed once visited Dublin. And…

Making our mums proud

There are loads of really good reasons to enjoy your job. For those of us in the team at The Book Of Everyone the thing that we love most about our jobs is knowing that at the end of everything we do there’s a moment between people who care about…

Six Valentine’s Day gifts for her with a difference

This wasn’t supposed to happen again. You’ve mastered remembering her whole family’s birthdays. You’re even a dab hand at loading the dishwasher the “right” way. The one thing you haven’t got the hang of is gift buying. You’re infamous for waiting until the very last minute and then panic-buying something…

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